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Rock star Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Rock star Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Rock star Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

06 October 2020

Tributes have been paid to the guitarist.


Mother and son dead ‘for some time’ before bodies found at flat, police say

Mother and son dead ‘for some time’ before bodies found at flat, police say

Mother and son dead ‘for some time’ before bodies found at flat, police say

06 October 2020

The child’s father is believed to have stabbed himself as officers forced entry to the property after a concerned family member called.


‘Very challenging situation’ for Ireland if UK breaches international law

‘Very challenging situation’ for Ireland if UK breaches international law

‘Very challenging situation’ for Ireland if UK breaches international law

06 October 2020

Justice Minister Helen McEntee says there will be ‘shock and surprise’ if the UK backs out of Northern Ireland Protocol.


Tory backbench rebellion fails to disrupt rule of six Covid-19 restrictions

Tory backbench rebellion fails to disrupt rule of six Covid-19 restrictions

Tory backbench rebellion fails to disrupt rule of six Covid-19 restrictions

06 October 2020

Twelve Conservative MPs opposed the rules during a Commons vote.


Kate learns about life on campus for students

Kate learns about life on campus for students

Kate learns about life on campus for students

06 October 2020

The Duchess of Cambridge visited the University of Derby ahead of World Mental Health Day.


44% of abuse material removed from net by IWF ‘produced by children’

44% of abuse material removed from net by IWF ‘produced by children’

44% of abuse material removed from net by IWF ‘produced by children’

06 October 2020

The Internet Watch Foundation called the rise in self-generated content ‘disturbing’.


Quarter of adults think poor mental health is normal part of ageing – report

Quarter of adults think poor mental health is normal part of ageing – report

Quarter of adults think poor mental health is normal part of ageing – report

06 October 2020

Independent Age research found that almost half of older people are not aware that NHS talking therapies are an option.


Nicola Sturgeon due to announce new coronavirus restrictions for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon due to announce new coronavirus restrictions for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon due to announce new coronavirus restrictions for Scotland

06 October 2020

The First Minister will set out the next steps following ‘the most difficult decision point we have faced so far’.


Covid-19 vaccine quite a while away, Welsh First Minister says

Covid-19 vaccine quite a while away, Welsh First Minister says

Covid-19 vaccine quite a while away, Welsh First Minister says

06 October 2020

Mark Drakeford said people should not get carried away with Westminster speculation about when a vaccine would be ready.


Up to 400 jobs to go at Virgin Money

Up to 400 jobs to go at Virgin Money

Up to 400 jobs to go at Virgin Money

06 October 2020

The high street lender confirmed the positions are set to go as part of its integration following a £1.7bn takeover by CYBG in 2018.


Neighbours’ shock after deaths of young boy and two adults at flat

Neighbours’ shock after deaths of young boy and two adults at flat

Neighbours’ shock after deaths of young boy and two adults at flat

06 October 2020

Police said the child and two adults were known to each other and they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths in Brentford.


Raab condemns ‘serious and egregious’ human rights violations by China

Raab condemns ‘serious and egregious’ human rights violations by China

Raab condemns ‘serious and egregious’ human rights violations by China

06 October 2020

The Foreign Secretary would not rule out a possible boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.


Herd immunity call backed by British academics

Herd immunity call backed by British academics

Herd immunity call backed by British academics

06 October 2020

A number of British experts have backed a call to let people who are not vulnerable to the effects of Covid-19 return to normal life.


Severe fire at infant school treated as arson

Severe fire at infant school treated as arson

Severe fire at infant school treated as arson

06 October 2020

The county’s firefighters were forced to tackle two school blazes in three days.


Parental anxiety about Covid-19 leads to rise in home schooling – Ofsted

Parental anxiety about Covid-19 leads to rise in home schooling – Ofsted

Parental anxiety about Covid-19 leads to rise in home schooling – Ofsted

06 October 2020

More than one in three schools visited by inspectors have noticed more parents keeping children out of class.


UK’s Covid-19 infection rate almost doubles in a week

UK’s Covid-19 infection rate almost doubles in a week

UK’s Covid-19 infection rate almost doubles in a week

06 October 2020

More than 58,000 deaths involving Covid-19 have now been registered in the UK.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

06 October 2020

Rates continue to climb in many big cities, including Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle.


Police make 11th drugs arrest following death of four young people

Police make 11th drugs arrest following death of four young people

Police make 11th drugs arrest following death of four young people

06 October 2020

Northumbria Police’s inquiries into the tragic deaths of three students and a Tyne and Wear teenager were ongoing.


Businessman with links to organised crime loses £10m in assets

Businessman with links to organised crime loses £10m in assets

Businessman with links to organised crime loses £10m in assets

06 October 2020

Mansoor Mahmood Hussain has had to give up properties in London, Leeds and Cheshire.


Starmer to speak to residents in Margaret Ferrier’s constituency

Starmer to speak to residents in Margaret Ferrier’s constituency

Starmer to speak to residents in Margaret Ferrier’s constituency

06 October 2020

The Labour leader will host a ‘Call Keir’ virtual meeting with constituents in Rutherglen and Hamilton West.


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